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International Crane Foundation to present virtual program

The interpretive programs coordinator of International Crane Foundation will present a virtual program about the organization’s work at the Friends of the Black River’s Wednesday, September 13 meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. in The Hub at the Lunda Community Center. The program is free and the public is encouraged to attend. More information about Friends… Read More »

Volunteers needed for 2023 river cleanup

The Friends of the Black River is looking for volunteers to help with the group’s annual river cleanup. The cleanup will be held Saturday, Aug. 26. Volunteers are asked to meet at Al Young Park in Black River Falls at 8 a.m. to be assigned a section of the river. Al Young Park is located… Read More »

Annual guided prairie flower walk

The Friends of the Black River will hold its annual guided prairie wildflower walk Tuesday, July 18, 2023 beginning at 6 p.m. The site for the walk is on Charcoal Road near Hixton. Steve Humphrey has agreed to again lead the walk. Participants wanting to carpool or caravan to the site should meet in Theisen’s… Read More »

Stewardship specialist to speak about land protection

Landmark Conservancy stewardship specialist Katie Hahn will present a program about the organization’s work with land trusts at the next Friends of the Black River meeting. Hahn will talk about how private land can be placed in easements, protecting them from development. The meeting will be held Wednesday, June 14, 2023, beginning at 6:30 p.m.… Read More »

Spring wildflower hike to be held

The Friends of the Black River will hold its spring wildflower hike Saturday, May 13, 2023, starting at 10 a.m. The guided walk will help participants identify a variety of spring wildflowers found along the trail above Clear Creek. The trail starts on the west side of Pettibone Pass about 100 yards south of W8910… Read More »

Raptor conservationist to present program with live birds

Raptor educator Abbey Krumrie of River Valley Raptors, Inc. will present a program featuring the birds of prey native to the Driftless Region Wednesday, April 12, 2023. The presentation will be at 6:30 p.m. in The Hub at the Lunda Community Center. The center is located at 405 State Hwy 54, Black River Falls. The… Read More »